One of Gospel music’s most charismatic forces, Bishop Rance Allen, has died at 71.
“Ohio’s Bishop Rance Allen, a minister and singer widely known for the gospel hit “Something About the Name Jesus,” has passed away. He was 71.
News of his death was formally announced by Bishop Robert G. Rudolph Jr., who is the Adjutant General of the Church of God in Christ. “God, who is omnipotent and omniscient, has summoned His Servant, Bishop Rance Lee Allen, to eternal rest,” the official note reads.
Allen grew in fame as a lead singer of the Rance Allen Group, which he formed with his brothers, Thomas and Steve Allen.”
See the official announcement of his passing below.